Sale Number: 920
|278°|| 2c Red on Fawn, Cut Square (U242). 33 x 35mm, bright color on fresh paper, few paper imperfections described as "minor paper wrinkles" on accompanying certificate
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT RED ON FAWN CUT SQUARE. THIS POSTAL STATIONERY RARITY IS NOT KNOWN IN UNUSED CONDITION.
Only two used entires and perhaps three or four cut squares are recorded.
With 2003 P.S.E. certificate. (Image Magnifier)
|279|| 2c Green on Amber Manila, entire (U310). Cancelled by target, "Olcott Kas. Mar. 10, 1898" circular datestamp to Chicago Ill., receiving backstamp, trivial edgewear
VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE ENTIRE OF THE 2-CENT PLIMPTON ON AMBER MANILA PAPER. ONLY TWO USED ENTIRES ARE RECORDED.
Scott Catalogue lists but does not price this item as either an unused cut square or an entire. Only one unused entire (ex Lilly), and only one unused full corner are known. In addition to the two used entires, perhaps four or five used cut squares are recorded.
Ex Currie and Chassey. With 2005 A.P.S. certificate where reported as the earliest documented usage as of the certificate date. (Image Magnifier)
|280|| 2c on 2c Carmine on Amber, Die 1, Surcharge Ty. 3 (U455). Unused entire, size 13
VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE POSTAL STATIONERY RARITY.
Only 28 are reported known (Image Magnifier)
|281|| 1c Black on Buff, Postal Card, Small "USPOD" in Monogram Watermark (UX4). Unused, remarkably fresh and clean
EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE IMPORTANT "KEY" UNUSED CARDS NEEDED FOR COMPLETION OF A UNITED STATES POSTAL CARD COLLECTION.
The UX4 card is rare unused without the printed address. (Image Magnifier)
|282|| 1c on 2c Red on Cream, Die II Postal Card, "1 CENT" Washington, DC Cancelling Machine Surcharge (UX31). Unused
VERY FINE. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL POSTAL CARD ISSUES AND A "KEY" FOR COMPLETION IN THIS POPULAR COLLECTING AREA.
With 2006 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)
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